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Dorothy Hodgkin (1910–1994)

© Bryan Organ & the Redfern Gallery, London. Photo credit: The Royal Society

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Half-length portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin, seated, with her face in profile. She wears a light blue blouse with a floral pattern, visible sleeve turned-up at the cuff to reveal a black-strapped wristwatch. Her left arm is casually laid across her chair back, showing her hand and wedding ring. Her hair is white, parted and naturally worn, shown against a rich, dark green background.

The Royal Society





oil on canvas


H 63.3 x W 63.3 cm

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presented by subscribers, 1982

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The Royal Society

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